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Welsh Slate Landscape UK's newest UNESCO World Heritage Site

28 July 2021

The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List

Prabhakar Pachpute wins Derek Williams Trust Artes Mundi Purchase Prize

26 July 2021

National Museum Wales to be first UK institution to collect the artist’s work

New display at St Fagans celebrates Wales’ Olympic stars

22 July 2021

A new display showcasing objects from Wales’ top Olympians and Paralympians will open at St Fagans National Museum of History on Friday 23 July to mark the beginning of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. 

Dinosaur footprint, which sheds new light on how dinosaurs used to walk goes on display at National Museum Cardiff

21 July 2021

A well-preserved dinosaur footprint discovered by 4-year-old Lily Wilder at Bendricks Bay, near Barry in south Wales in January 2021, will go on display at National Museum Cardiff. The exhibition, titled Lily’s Fossil Footprint, will be on display in National Museum Cardiff’s main hall from 21 July. Th exhibition is generously supported by players of the People’s Postcode Lottery.

Culinary courses, cookalongs and cocktails all on the menu for this year’s Amgueddfa Cymru digital food festival

19 July 2021

Amgueddfa Cymru’s second Digital Food Festival will return on 6-12 September 2021. 

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales shortlisted for national Family Friendly Museum Award

6 July 2021

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales has been shortlisted for the Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award, it was announced today (6 July 2021).

Artes Mundi 9 Prize Winners Revealed

17 June 2021

ALL SIX SHORTLISTED ARTISTS AWARDED THE PRIZE IN ARTES MUNDI FIRST

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